333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

Public Records Requests

Public records requests are coordinated through the Office of the City Clerk. To request a public record, the following information must be included on your request form:

  • Name, address, e-mail and contact information;
  • A description of the public record you are requesting, with adequate detail to locate the document(s);
  • How you would like to receive the records (mail, pick-up, inspection or e-mail).


Requests for City of Puyallup Public Records should be submitted to the City Clerk's office using the Public Records Request Form, by one of the following methods. For more information contact the City Clerk at 253-841-5480 or brenda@ci.puyallup.wa.us.

Requests may be made:

In Person

By Mail

By Fax

On-Line

City Clerk’s Office
City Hall, 4th Floor
333 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371
253-841-5480

City of Puyallup
City Clerk’s Office
333 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

253-770-3352

Public Records Request

Costs for Public Records

There is no fee for the inspection of public records; however, any copies requested will be charged as follows:

  • Black & white copies - $.15 per page
  • Mailing - Actual cost of postage and shipping container
  • Other Media - Actual cost of reproduction


The inspection and copying of records is done by appointment during normal business hours. Requestors will not remove documents from the viewing area or disassemble or alter any documents. The requestor will indicate which documents he or she wishes the city to copy.

Some Records are Exempt from Disclosure

The Public Records Act and other statutes list certain types of documents that are exempt from public inspection and copying (RCW 42.56).  The City of Puyallup will NOT disclose lists of individuals for commercial purposes.  If only a portion of a documents is exempt from disclosure, the City Clerk or designee will redact the exempt portion(s) before providing the documents.